Guide to the Florence Richardson Wyckoff papers, 1938-1984

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Social Sciences--Sociology--Rural Sociology

Guide to the Florence Richardson Wyckoff papers, 1938-1984

Collection number: MS 96

The University Library



Special Collections

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

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  • Special Collections and Archives
  • University Library
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Florence Richardson Wyckoff papers,
Date (inclusive): 1938-1984
Collection number: MS 96
Creator: Wyckoff, Florence Richardson
Extent: 16.2 linear ft.

40 document boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library.Special Collections, McHenry Library
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This collection includes books, periodicals, files, correspondence, research materials, government publications, and miscellaneous materials related to Florence Wyckoff's activism in the fields of health, housing, social work, cultural affairs, education, and the welfare of migrant farmworkers.
Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and theirs heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Special Collections Librarian.

Preferred Citation

Florence Richardson Wyckoff papers, MS 96, Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Florence Richardson Wyckoff.

Biography

Social activist who worked at national, state and local levels on behalf of migrant families and community growth among dispossessed groups.

Scope and content of the collection

This collection includes books, periodicals, files, correspondence, research materials, government publications, and miscellaneous materials related to Florence Wyckoff's activism in the fields of health, housing, social work, cultural affairs, education, and the welfare of migrant farmworkers.

Arrangement

Donor arrangement has been followed.

Related Material

Florence Richardson Wyckoff, Fifty Years of Grassroots Social Activism, published by Regional History Project, University of California, Santa Cruz, c1987-1990, CT275.W93A3 1987

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Health planning--California
Public housing--United States
Visiting nurses--California--Santa Cruz County
Health services administration--California
Rural health services--California
Health education--California
Public health personnel--Education--California
Migrant agricultural laborers--California
Community development, Urban--California--Santa Cruz County
Social work with youth--California
Economic assistance, Domestic--California--Santa Cruz County
Olson, Culbert Levy, 1876-
Wyckoff, Hubert C. (Hubert Coke), 1901-
Cranston, Alan MacGregor
California. Governor's Advisory Committee on Children and Youth. Subcommittee on the Migrant Child
Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--Cultural policy
California--Politics and government--1850-1950


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Health papers, 1952-1983

Physical Description: Box 1-15

Scope and Content Note

This series includes correspondence, organizational documents (agendas, minutes, and reports), articles and clippings, and miscellaneous documents related to health issues, especially regarding health in California and among migrant agricultural laborers. Contains materials of the state of California, including the Advisory Committee on Health of Seasonal Agricultural Workers, 1961-1968 (which contain documents of the Farm Workers Health Service), the State Board of Health, and the Task Force for the Development of the State Plan for Health; the Foundation for Comprehensive Health Services, 1977-1983; the Fresno Rural Health and Education Committee; the Health Services Education Council, 1974-1977; the Mid-Coast Comprehensive Health Planning Association, 1972-1978 (later the Mid-Coast Health Systems Agency); the Migrant Health Project Review Committee; and the Visiting Nurse Association of Santa Cruz County, 1966-1983. Also includes miscellaneous material related to a variety of health organizations, conferences, and topics.

Arrangement

The material is arranged in chronological order by subject.
Box 1

A - California.

Box 1

Advisory Committee on Health of Seasonal Agricultural Workers, 1971

Box 2

California. Advisory Committee on Heath of Seasonal Agricultural Workers, 1972-1978

Box 3

California. Crippled Children Services Advisory Committee

Box 3

California. State Health Planning Council

Box 4-5

California. State Plan for Health

Box 4

pt.1

Box 5

pt.2

Box 6

California Association for Maternal and Child Health

Box 6-7

Foundation for Comprehensive Health Services

Box 6

1979

Box 7

1980-1983

Box 8

Fresno

Box 8

Health

Box 8

California miscellany

Box 9

Santa Cruz County Miscellany

Box 9

Health Services Education Council

Box 9

September 1974

Box 10

October 1974

Box 10

Medicare

Box 11

Mid-Coast Comprehensive Health Planning Association

Box 11-12

Mid-Coast Health Systems Agency

Box 11

1977

Box 12

1978

Box 12-13

Migrant Health Project

Box 12

pt.1

Box 13

pt.2

Box 13

Rural Health Council

Box 14

Santa Cruz County

Box 14-15

Visiting Nurse Association

Box 14

pt.1

Box 15

pt.2

Box 15

White House

 

Series 2 Rural and housing papers, 1957-1970

Physical Description: Box 16-28

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, organizational documents (agendas, minutes, and reports), articles and clippings, and miscellaneous documents related to rural and housing issues, especially regarding conditions in California and among migrant agricultural laborers. Includes materials of the Conferences on Families Who Follow the Crops, 1957-1967 (sponsored by the California Governor's Advisory Committee on Children and Youth, Subcommittee on the Migrant Child); Farmer-Consumer Associates; Rural America, Board of Directors, 1975-1978; Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz, 1969-1979; and Self- Help Enterprises. Also contains various serial publications, including the California farmer-consumer reporter and the RHA reporter. Also contains miscellaneous material related to a variety of rural and housing organizations, conferences, and topics.
Box 16

A - Conference

Box 16-17

Conferences on Families Who Follow the Crops

Box 16

pt.1

Box 17

pt.2

Box 17

Housing Assistance Council News

Box  18-23

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz

Box  18

n.d.-October 1971

Box  19

December 1971-August 1973

Box  20

September 1973-October 1974

Box  21

November 1974-April 1976

Box  22

May 1976-August 1977

Box  23

September 1977

Box  23

Migrant Workers miscellany

Box  24

Migratory Farm Labor Centers

Box  24

RHA Reporter

Box  25-26

Rural America

Box  25

pt.1

Box  26

pt.2

Box  26-27

Rural and Housing

Box  26

Miscellany

Box  27

California, miscellany

Box  27

Santa Cruz Migrant Education Coordinating Committee

Box  28

Self-Help Enterprises

Box  28

Wyckoff

 

Series 3 General papers, 1938-1984

Physical Description: Box 29-40

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, organizational documents (agendas, minutes, and reports), articles and clippings, and miscellaneous documents related to a variety of cultural, consumer, political, economic, and personal topics. Includes material of the California Governor's Advisory Committee on Children and Youth; the California research committees advisory to California gubernatorial candidate Culbert L. Olson, 1938-1940; the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, 1979-1984; the Economic Opportunity Commission of Santa Cruz County, 1964-1968; and correspondence with Alan Cranston, United States senator from California. Also contains miscellaneous personal material of Hubert and Florence Wyckoff, as well as a file of collected writings by Florence Wyckoff.
Box  29

A - California

Box  30

California Research Committee

Box  30

pt.1

Box  30

pt.2

Box  30

Citizens' Crusade Against Poverty

Box  31

Conference on Women in the War on Poverty

Box  31-33

Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County

Box  31

pt.1

Box  32

pt.2

Box  33

pt.3

Box  34-35

Economic Opportunity

Box  34

pt.1

Box  35

pt.2

Box  36:1

Miscellany - assorted topics

Box  36:2

Organizational Correspondence

Box  36:3

Serials - misc. single issues

Box  36:4

National Assembly for Social Policy and Development

Box  36:5

National Consumers Committee for Research and Education (NCCRE)

Box  36:6

National Consumers League, 1945-54, 1968-78

Box  36:7

National Consumers League Bulletin - scattered issues, 1947-1986

Box  36:8

Office of Migrant Education

Box  36:9

National Manpower Council

Box  36:10

New Careers for the Poor conference

Box  36:11

Open Space Action

Box  36:12

Pajaro Valley Historical Association

Box  37

Politics and economics miscellany

Box  37

Santa Cruz. Citizens Advisory...

Box  38

Santa Cruz Bicentennial Commission

Box  38

University

Box  39:1-7

Watsonville

Box  39:1

Education

Box  39:2

City of, Notes

Box  39:3

Town meeting - White House conference, 1963

Box  39:4

Citizen's Council Study Outline, March 1968

Box  39:4

Report to the City Council & Planning Commission, Oct.21,1968

Box  39:5

City Bond History, 1900-1968

Box  39:6

Prostitution article - Battle Cry, v,1:22, Feb. 1956, "Off Limits", pg.12

Box  39:7

Town meeting for White House conference of 1960, May, June 1959

Box 39:8

White House Conference on Children & Youth, 1960

Box 39:9-13

Florence Wyckoff

Box 39:9

Awards, Certificates & Appointments

Box 39:10

Corresondence with Alan Cranston

Box 39:11

Letters of Recommendation

Box 39:12

Misc. notes & notebooks

Box 39:13

Personal Correspondence

Box  40:3

Writings

Box  40:4

5x7 Photograph - portrait of Florence R. Wyckoff, 1948

Box  40:1

Misc. clippings - mostly migrants, poverty, and migrant housing

Box  40:2

List of items removed from archive

Box 40:4-6

Hubert C. Wyckoff

Box  40:4

8x10 Photograph - portrait of Hubert C. Wyckoff, 1948

Box 40:5

Maritime Labor Relations material

Box 40:6

Correspondence, 1943-47, 1960

Box  40:7

Youth - miscellanous articles